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Tuberculosis

07 December 2010

Some stem cells protect TB bacteria

Certain stem cells protect tuberculosis (TB) bacteria from being destroyed, which explains why TB can lie dormant for years or even decades in the human body, researchers said.

Certain stem cells protect tuberculosis (TB) bacteria from being destroyed, which explains why TB can lie dormant for years or even decades in the human body, researchers said.

MSC are master cells produced in the bone marrow that can develop into a variety of cells and tissues in the body, such as bone and cartilage.

 

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